Open to PhD applications in the field of:
- Interventions and evaluations to improve the transition from children’s to adult services;
- Psychological aspect of care in oncology and palliative care nursing;
- Role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist in Oncology;
- Educational interventions for teaching oncology and palliative care nursing.
Public outreach & key achievements
2019: Secured Burdett Trust for Nursing small grant award
2018: Successful team application for the Martha McMenamin Scholarship
2017: Winner of the International Journal of Palliative Nursing 'Researcher of the Year' award.
2016-2017: Awarded competitive national Florence Nightingale Foundation Travel Scholarship.
2016: Royal College of Nursing Northern Ireland Nurse Researcher of the Year, runner up.
2015: International collaboration with researchers at the University of Toronto andclinicians at the SickKids Children’s Hospital, Toronto on the transition from children’s to adult services.
|MSc Title||Is there a discordance between actual prognosis and prognostic awareness in patients with advanced cancer?|
|Year of Study||2017-2018|
Alumni: Where are they now
|MSc Title||To explore the perspective of patients with a diagnosis of serious and enduring mental illness in relation to their physical health|
|Year of Study||Completed Masters in Nursing in 2015|
|MSc Title||Nurses responses to terminal restlessness in the last 48 hours of a palliative care patients life|
|Year of Study||Completed Masters in Nursing in 2012|